Top 5 Spring Powered Air Rifles

The first Air rifle was introduced in late 1780s. the mechanism is same till now which is why these guns are called air rifles. They are powered by air instead of gun powder. The main use of air rifles in modern days is small games like target practicing, hunting and professional sports.

Types of Air Rifles :

There are 3 types of air rifles these are as follows :

1- Spring Powered

2- CO2 Powered

3-PCP

 

Spring Powered Air Rifles :

Spring powered Air Rifles are those rifles which are powered by a main powerful spring (also called piston driving spring) which is attached to a piston. and these guns have different types of reloading mechanism. these are

Reloading  Mechanism  :

1- Barrel brake.

2-Under lever

3-Side lever

majority of spring air rifles are single actions means they shoot one pellet at a time.

Calibers :

There are 2 main types of calibers in spring powered and CO2 air guns

a) .22

b).177

Some spring powered air rifles also comes in .25 caliber

.22 caliber is greater than .177.

.25>.22>.177

Velocity or Power :

The main thing in air rifles is velocity or powered of air guns it varies in air guns. the minimum power which air guns provide is 300 fps and it goes up to 1250 fps.

 

Top 5 Spring Powered Air Rifles

 

1. Gamo Big Cat 1250

 

 

Gamo Big cat 1250 is modernized air rifle the best feature is modern trigger which is two stage trigger almost all Gamo guns have two stage triggers which comes with safety features. Gun has long life because of synthetic stock which is all weather conditioned.

Specifications:

Big cat has build in scope mounting rails 11mm dovetail. the barrel of gun is suppressed. it comes in 2 calibers .22 and .177 and in .22 caliber it gives about 950 fps. Also gun has built in cheek pad.

Pros:
  • Adjusted Trigger two phase.
  • Trigger safety manual and can be adjusted.
  • Can use PBA and Lead pellets.
  • Both right and left handed people can shoot.
  • High velocity.
  • Light weighted.
  • Recoil absorbed rubbers
Cons:
  • Scope mounts looses screws because of high power and recoil.
  • No front and rear sights.
  • Little noisy with PBA Pellets.

 

2. Air Arms TX200 Mk III Air Rifle

Beautiful wooden frame air arms tx200 MK III air rifle. with under lever reloading mechanism the pellet is inserted in the right side which is also called breaching slide the Tx200 MK III has a beautiful wooden cheek stock and stock also comes with rubber recoil pad.

Specifications:

Air Arms TX200 Mk III Air Rifle has two stage trigger which is adjustable and the best feature in this gun is automatic safety. gun comes in both .22 and .177 calibers. it has 11mm scope mount rails. And it gives 930 fps.

Pros:
  • Two stage Trigger.
  • Auto safety.
  • High velocity.
  • Accurate.
Cons:
  •  Bulky.
  • No rear and front sights.
  • Not all conditioned body frame.

 

3. Diana 34 Break barrel Rifle

If you are looking for a highly accurate, light weight air rifle then Diana 34 Break barrel rifle is one of the best air guns in the world.

What makes this gun best is its light weight  and small barrel. Diana 34 has beautiful old school fashioned wooden stock and body with plastic recoil pad. Another feature in Diana 34 is automatic safety

Specifications:

Diana 34 is a break barrel with spring piston technology . it comes with two calibers .22 and .177. Gun also have 11 mm dove tail scope mount. the best features in Diana 34 is its front sight and rear sights which are adjustable (windage & elevation). it give about 1000 fps in .177 caliber and 800 fps in .22 caliber. Diana 34 is packed with features often found in much-higher priced guns.

Pros:
  •  Automatic safety.
  • Adjustable fiber optic sights.
  • Light wight.
  • Highly accurate.
Cons:
  • Difficult to cock.
  • sights can’t be zeroed because of barrel droop.

 

4. Hatsan 125 Sniper Air Rifle

If you are looking for m21 or m700 sniper rifles in air guns than go with Hatsan 125 sniper air rifle. Hatsan 125 is high powered and tactical barrel break air rifle. The Hatsan 125 comes in .22, .177 and .22 calibers all of them have different velocities.

Specifications:

Hatsan 125 sniper rifle has some amazing and modern technology it has 2-stage adjustable Quattro trigger which the most new trigger technology. the body of Hatsan 125 is synthetic which is all weather conditioned. it has 11mm and Weaver optics rail.

Hatsan 125 has Fixed TruGlo fiber optic front sight and adjustable rear sights. the cheek pad makes Hatsan 125 more modern and tactical in air rifles which gives user a real realistic look and feeling which adjustable. Gun is equipped with modern shock absorbing system (SAS).

Pros:
  • Automatic safety.
  • 1000 fps.
  • Front sights and rear sights.
  • High power.
  • Accurate.

 

Cons:
  • Difficult to cock.
  • Heavy.
  • Little Noisy level 3-Medium.

 

5. Ruger Blackhawk Combo

Ruger Blackhawk Combo is one of the most popular air rifles if you have limited budget than this gun is for you.Ruger Blackhawk Combo has amazing features which some other high priced air guns had. It is suitable for right and left handed peoples.

Specifications:

Ruger blackhawk combo has all weather ambi composite stock and it has fiber optics adjustable front and rear sights. the trigger is just like all other modern air guns two stage trigger with built in automatic safety. It is also equipped rubber on stock for recoil absorbing. it comes in .177 caliber which gives 1000 fps.

 

Pros:
  •  Accurate.
  • Two-stage adjustable trigger.
  • Automatic safety.
  • Light weight.
Cons:
  • Big recoil and hurts even it has rubber a pad.
  • Screws looses.
  • Safety breaks.

 

Conclusion :

In short all air rifles are different they have different velocities, look and accessories .There are hundreds of airguns it depends on user for what purpose they are purchasing air rifles. For small game or target practicing. Above air rifles are good for small hunting and target Practicing.

83 thoughts on “Top 5 Spring Powered Air Rifles

  1. Ahaa, its fastidious conversation concerning this article at this place at
    this website, I have read all that, so now me also commenting
    here.

  2. Remarkable! Its in fact amazing article, I have got much clear idea regarding from this paragraph.

  3. Hello there! This is my 1st comment here so I just wanted
    to give a quick shout out and say I really enjoy reading your articles.

    Can you suggest any other blogs/websites/forums that deal with the same
    subjects? Thank you!

  4. Pretty section of content. I simply stumbled upon your weblog and
    in accession capital to say that I acquire in fact loved account your weblog posts.
    Any way I will be subscribing in your augment and even I fulfillment you get admission to constantly rapidly.

  5. Thanks for some other informative site. The place else could I am getting that type of information written in such an ideal approach?
    I’ve a venture that I’m simply now working on, and I’ve been at the glance out
    for such information.

  6. I’m not that much of a online reader to be honest but your sites really nice,
    keep it up! I’ll go ahead and bookmark your site to come back down the road.
    Cheers

  7. Howdy! I could have sworn I’ve visited this blog before but after going through a few of the
    posts I realized it’s new to me. Anyways, I’m definitely happy I
    found it and I’ll be bookmarking it and checking
    back often!

  8. Simply wish to say your article is as surprising.
    The clarity on your submit is simply nice and i can think you’re an expert on this subject.
    Fine along with your permission allow me to grab your RSS feed to
    stay updated with impending post. Thank you 1,000,000 and please keep up the gratifying work.

  9. It’s in fact very difficult in this full of activity
    life to listen news on TV, therefore I simply use world wide
    web for that purpose, and take the newest information.

  10. Greetings from Los angeles! I’m bored at work so I
    decided to check out your website on my iphone during lunch break.
    I really like the information you present here and
    can’t wait to take a look when I get home. I’m amazed at how fast your
    blog loaded on my phone .. I’m not even using WIFI, just 3G
    .. Anyhow, fantastic site!

  11. Howdy would you mind letting me know which webhost you’re using?
    I’ve loaded your blog in 3 completely different internet browsers and I must say this blog loads a lot faster
    then most. Can you suggest a good internet hosting provider at a fair price?
    Thanks a lot, I appreciate it!

  12. No matter if some one searches for his required thing, thus
    he/she wishes to be available that in detail, therefore that thing is maintained over here.

  13. I am in fact glad to glance at this website posts which includes lots
    of useful facts, thanks for providing these data.

  14. I am curious to find out what blog platform you have been working with?
    I’m having some minor security issues with my latest website and I’d like to find something more secure.
    Do you have any suggestions?

  15. Great web site you have here.. It’s hard to find good quality writing like
    yours these days. I seriously appreciate individuals like you!
    Take care!!

  16. I don’t know whether it’s just me or if everybody else
    experiencing problems with your blog. It seems like some
    of the written text in your content are running off the screen. Can someone else please comment and let me know if this is happening to them
    too? This could be a problem with my internet browser
    because I’ve had this happen previously. Thank you

  17. of course like your web-site but you have to test the spelling on several of your posts.
    A number of them are rife with spelling issues and I find
    it very troublesome to tell the truth nevertheless I will certainly come
    back again.

  18. Thank you for sharing your thoughts. I truly appreciate your efforts and I
    am waiting for your further write ups thanks once again.

  19. whoah this blog is wonderful i really like reading your
    articles. Keep up the good work! You recognize, many individuals are looking
    round for this info, you can help them greatly.

  20. Definitely believe that which you said. Your favorite justification appeared
    to be on the web the simplest thing to be
    aware of. I say to you, I definitely get
    irked while people think about worries that they just do not know about.
    You managed to hit the nail upon the top and defined out the
    whole thing without having side effect , people could take a signal.
    Will probably be back to get more. Thanks

  21. Hi to every single one, it’s genuinely a fastidious for me to pay
    a visit this site, it includes precious Information.

  22. I know this web site presents quality depending articles and other information, is there any other web site which gives such information in quality?

  23. Really no matter if someone doesn’t be aware of afterward its up to other
    viewers that they will help, so here it takes place.

  24. magnificent issues altogether, you simply received a new reader.
    What may you suggest in regards to your post that you simply made a few days ago?
    Any positive?

  25. You are so cool! I don’t think I’ve read something like that before.
    So nice to discover somebody with unique thoughts on this issue.

    Really.. thanks for starting this up. This site is something
    that is needed on the web, someone with a little originality!

  26. Simply want to say your article is as astonishing.
    The clarity to your put up is simply great and i can assume you are a professional
    in this subject. Fine along with your permission allow me
    to take hold of your feed to keep updated with imminent post.
    Thank you a million and please continue the enjoyable work.

  27. What’s up, this weekend is pleasant designed for me, as
    this moment i am reading this impressive informative paragraph here at my residence.

  28. Wow, amazing blog layout! How long have you been running a blog for?
    you make blogging glance easy. The full look of your site is excellent, as smartly as the content material!

  29. Woah! I’m really digging the template/theme of this site.

    It’s simple, yet effective. A lot of times it’s tough to get that “perfect balance” between usability and visual appearance.
    I must say you’ve done a superb job with this.
    Also, the blog loads extremely quick for me on Safari.
    Outstanding Blog!

  30. Hi, Neat post. There is an issue with your web site in internet explorer, could test this?
    IE still is the marketplace leader and a big component of folks
    will pass over your magnificent writing due to this problem.

  31. Howdy, I think your blog could possibly be having web browser compatibility issues.

    When I take a look at your website in Safari,
    it looks fine however, when opening in IE, it has some overlapping issues.

    I simply wanted to give you a quick heads up! Aside from that,
    fantastic blog!

  32. I am really happy to read this website posts which
    consists of plenty of valuable data, thanks for providing such data.

  33. I do agree with all the ideas you’ve introduced for your post.
    They are very convincing and will certainly work.
    Nonetheless, the posts are too short for starters.
    May just you please extend them a bit from subsequent time?
    Thanks for the post.

  34. I read this post completely concerning the comparison of
    hottest and earlier technologies, it’s amazing article.

  35. I needed to thank you for this very good read!! I absolutely loved every bit of it.
    I’ve got you saved as a favorite to check out new stuff you post…

  36. I am extremely impressed with your writing abilities
    as neatly as with the layout for your blog. Is that this a paid subject or did you modify it your self?

    Anyway keep up the nice high quality writing, it’s uncommon to peer
    a nice weblog like this one these days..

  37. Hi there, just became aware of your blog through Google, and found that
    it is really informative. I’m gonna watch out
    for brussels. I will appreciate if you continue this in future.
    Numerous people will be benefited from your writing.

    Cheers!

  38. It’s fantastic that you are getting ideas from this
    piece of writing as well as from our discussion made at this place.

  39. Does your site have a contact page? I’m having problems locating it but, I’d like to shoot you an e-mail.
    I’ve got some suggestions for your blog you might be interested in hearing.
    Either way, great site and I look forward to seeing it grow over time.

  40. Thank you for the auspicious writeup. It in fact was a amusement account it.
    Look advanced to far added agreeable from you!

    However, how could we communicate?

  41. Your mode of explaining everything in this post
    is genuinely nice, every one can effortlessly understand it,
    Thanks a lot.

  42. Everything is very open with a clear description of the challenges.
    It was truly informative. Your site is extremely helpful.
    Thanks for sharing!

  43. It is really a nice and helpful piece of information. I’m satisfied that you
    simply shared this useful info with us. Please stay us
    informed like this. Thanks for sharing.

  44. Wonderful site. Lots of helpful info here.

    I am sending it to some friends ans additionally sharing in delicious.
    And certainly, thank you to your effort!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *